Chuck is a filmmaker who works for Tell 'Em Steve-Dave, a podcast made up of Walt Flanagan + Bryan Johnson from AMC's Comic Book Men and Brian Quinn from TruTV's Impractical Jokers. Chuck directed their live comedy special "Tell 'Em Steve-Dave: Live at the Gramercy Theatre."
Along with working with TESD, Chuck has written, directed and starred in comedy videos with his band Senior Discount and his podcast The Chuck and Brad Podcast for over a decade. His videos have over 100,000 views online. His directorial debut on a feature-length documentary ("VBW Attack") also won the Indie Gathering Film Festival for Best Comedy.
Chuck has worked with Tell 'Em Steve-Dave on multiple blu-ray releases over the past few years, and now releases film projects with Tell 'Em Steve-Dave on a bi-weekly basis for their Patreon.
Chuck hosts The Chuck and Brad Podcast, which has recorded over 400 podcasts, with over 150 interviews/guests. They've interviewed members of the bands Bowling for Soup,Less Than Jake, Reel Big Fish, Big D and the Kids Table and countless other musicians. Along with musicians, they've interviewed Jeff Tremaine (director of the Jackass movies), Casey Jost from Impractical Jokers, and many more comedians and filmmakers including Jason Mayoh, storyboard artist for the movie The Town, and Disney animator Nicholas Kole.
Ones of largest independent radio stations in the country, WBRU has syndicated some of Chuck and Brad's podcast episodes, and asked Chuck and Brad to do a weekly miniseries in 2017.
Chuck does stand-up comedy and live comedy shows with his podcasting partner Brad Rohrer. They consistently headline the historic Comedy Connection in Rhode Island with their two-man live comedy shows, and have also performed around CT, MA and NY.
They also host events and moderate panels at pop culture / comic conventions like Big Apple Con, ComiConn and Rhode Island Comic Con. They've moderated for celebrities like the cast of Stephen King's "It" (2017), and Creed Bratton and Kate Flannery from The Office.
Chuck fronts the punk band Senior Discount, which is signed to Paper + Plastick Records (owned by Vinnie Fiorello, the drummer of Less Than Jake). They've played hundreds of shows on the East Coast, and their newest album "The Best Revenge," achieved 50,000 streams on their single "Afterlife" in the first month of release on Soundcloud alone. Senior Discount has achieved positive reviews from Maximum Rock N' Roll, AbsolutePunk, DyingScene, the Punk Site (UK) and more.
They've played hundreds of shows on the East Coast with such acts as Sum 41, Anti-Flag, Gym Class Heroes, Girl Talk, The Ataris, Leftover Crack, Big D and the Kids Table, The Swingin Utters, Streetlight Manifesto, The Toasters, The Pilfers, and many more, including Warped Tour 2018 and the Mighty Mighty Bosstones' 2018 Crankin' and Skankin' Fest. Chuck has also played solo shows with artists like Chuck Ragan (The Revival Tour/Hot Water Music), Dave Hause (The Loved Ones), and Kris Roe (The Ataris).
Chuck is a writer in Providence, Rhode Island for Providence Monthly and Motif Magazine. Chuck focuses mostly on food, and also covers film, music and comedy. For the magazines, Chuck has interviewed comedian Lenny Clarke, and restaurateurs from Xaco Taco, Federal Hill Pizza, Hometown Poke, and more. Chuck wrote the July 2018 cover story for Providence Monthly.
On MxPx's frontman Mike Herrera's Podcast, Chuck and Mike discussed Chuck's many creative endeavors working together at length.
"Episode 251: Live a Creative Life with Chuck Staton of Senior Discount"